25 Easy Homemade Father’s Day Card Ideas

Let the kids craft a unique and memorable gift for dad with these easy homemade Father’s Day card ideas! Each idea has a themed gift to go along with it!

Father's Day cards and gifts

Father’s Day always seems to sneak up on me… with the kids out of school, it means it’s up to me to make sure Daddy gets a little something special from the kids to show that they care about him!

I always love things that my kids can make themselves because it gives them some ownership of the gift. So I went searching for some easy DIY Father’s Day cards and gift ideas that my littles can put together!

Here are a few of my favorites that we might try. I thought you may like to see them too!

1. I Love Hangin’ With You Dad

Monkey card for Father's day

Kids can dip their fingers in some washable paint and make the monkeys for the card. So cute and so simple! You could include a Frame to “hang” it in as an inexpensive gift idea.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

2. Dad The Grill Master

Grill drawn on card with mike and ikes

I love how they used Mike and Ikes as the hot dogs on the grill. Again this is simple and you could give Dad a package of Mike and Ikes along with it for an inexpensive gift idea.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

3. Little Peanut M&M Tie Father’s Day Card

Happy fathers day! Love, your little peanut

Just a printer and a package of M&M peanuts are all you would need to make this adorable card for Dad. Even the little ones could help with this one. Plus, it automatically includes a treat!

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

4. Best Dad Hands Down Father’s Day Card

Happy Father's Day to the worlds best dad

This is so cute. Just dip your little one’s hands in some washable paint and imprint them on the card, easy and oh so cute. As a gift idea, you could include one of these inexpensive Best Dad Ever Grilling Aprons with the card.

Thanks, Guild Craft Inc! (Full tutorial is no longer online). 

5. Father’s Day Candy Poster

Father's day poster with candy bars

If Dad has a sweet tooth he would really enjoy a poster like this. My older kids love making these Candy Bar Posters for Dad. They are just as fun to make as they are to eat and everyone ends up smiling. I love how the Candy Bars are part of the gift!

Get the full tutorial from Bits of Everything!

6. I Love You This Much Father’s Day Card

Cool DIY father's day card

This Father’s Day Card from a Day In My Life is a keeper and it’s super easy to make by tracing your kids’ hands. You could include a backscratcher as an inexpensive gift to go along with the card.

Get the full tutorial from Day In My Life!

7. We Love Daddy Father’s Day Photo Card

We heart Daddy Father's Day photo card

I think this idea would make an adorable photo card for Father’s Day. Just cut out the sign and take a picture of the shadow. You could even frame it or turn it into a canvas as a gift idea.

Get the full tutorial from South Shore Mamas!

8. Chalk Drawing Photo

Happy Father's Day chalk art

I love this idea! Not only does Dad get a super cute picture of the kiddos he also gets some Sidewalk Chalk artwork too! You could frame it, put it on a mug, or canvas…so many gifts and card options for this one!

If you want, try making this Father’s Day chalk drawing with our ice chalk recipe! It’s awesome for the summer.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Texas Girls!

9. You’re Flippin Awesome Dad

Flipping awesome dad note attached to BBQ spatula

For the Dad that likes to grill this is a cute and easy Spatula Grill gift and card idea! You can find affordable Spatulas just about anywhere and your dad will LOVE his new grilling gift.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

10. Best Dad Ever Beans

Jelly beans for dad

This is a cute idea from the Dating Divas (follow the link below for free printable). It is an easy gift with a card on the front that the kids can draw a picture on. The perfect gift for the Dad with a sweet tooth for Jelly Beans.

Get the full tutorial from Dating Divas!

11. Stay Cool Dad – Father’s Day Card

Stay cool card with mike and ikes as small popsicles

This is a clever Father’s Day Card made out of Mike and Ikes that would be easy for kids to make. You could also include a pair of Sunglasses, a hat, flip flops, or even just Mike and Ikes as an inexpensive gift idea.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

12. Fishing You A Happy Father’s Day Card

Fishing card

This card is perfect for the Fisherman Dad! Have the kids help make this card with Swedish Fish and include a big bag of Swedish Fish or some inexpensive fishing gear along with it.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

13. Have a Ball – Father’s Day Card

Golfing card

This card is perfect for the Dad that likes to golf! Kids (even toddlers) can use finger paints to make the ball on top of the tee! You could include some golfing tees or inexpensive golfing gear if you wanted a gift to go along with this cute card.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

14. Best Dad By Par

Hand cutouts holding a golf tee

Another fun Golfing Father’s Day Card. Kids can trace and cut out their handprints, make a foam ball, and tee! You could include some golfing tees or inexpensive golfing gear if you wanted a gift to go along with this cute card too.

Get the full tutorial from Crafty Morning!

15. Father’s Day Candy Cake

Cake with soda and candy bars

This Father’s Day “Cake” would be a fun project for the kids to help make, not to mention easy. Just use all of his favorites to make it perfect and tailored just to him! He will love the thoughtful gesture.

Get the full tutorial from How Does She!

16. Edible Tackle Box

Tackle box with candies

Another quick and easy Father’s Day Gift Idea for the Dad that likes to Fish! Fill a tackle box with all sorts of Gummies for his next fishing trip! (I wonder if you could catch a real fish with a gummy worm…)

Get the full tutorial from Red Tri!

17. We Love Daddy Photo Card

We heart daddy written on kids feet

This is another cute photo card idea. You could frame it, put it on a mug, or canvas. Dads love having these kinds of photos to put up in their workplace or even their office. He will treasure this gift forever!

Thanks, Freckle Photo!

18. My Pop Rocks – Father’s Day Card

Pop rocks with custom label for dadCandy basket

I like these “My Pop Rocks” ideas because you could use one or all of them to tell Dad how much he means to you! You can use Pop Rocks, Popcorn, Pops Rootbeer, Tootsie Pops, and more!

Get the full tutorial from Me and My Insanity!

 19. Yoda Best Dad Card

Yoda card

This is the cutest card for any Star Wars loving Dad! All you need is a permanent black marker and washable paint! Paint your little one’s hand and use it as Yoda’s body! Then just fill the rest in with the marker and a little more paint!

Get the full tutorial from iHeart Arts n Crafts!

20. Basket of Love

Basket full of nice Father's Day sayings

I love this personalized gift idea from Somewhat Simple of having kids write things they love and finding things to go with them. It’s like a bunch of mini homemade Father’s Day cards in one!

Out of all the ideas, I feel like this one is the most sentimental. Sometimes it is great to know just how much you are appreciated and this would be a wonderful way to let any Dad or Grandpa know how much they are loved.

Get the full tutorial from Somewhat Simple!

21. Pizza Card

Pizza slice Father's day card

If your dad loves pizza you can craft this card along with your favorite homemade pizza recipe for an awesome Father’s Day meal!

Get the full tutorial from Things to Share and Remember!

22. My Dad Rocks

Rock painted for Father's Day

If you’ve tried our rock painting ideas, here’s one you can do for Father’s Day! This is a great keepsake, card, and gift all in one! It’s super easy too and great for preschoolers and other young kids.

Get the full tutorial from Powerful Mothering!

23. Monster Handprint Card

Fun monster hand print cards

Here’s another homemade Father’s Day card that uses hand cutouts, which I love. Combine this card idea with these monster cookies and maybe a fun monster movie for a full gift! The kids can totally help in the kitchen with the cookies 🙂

Get the full tutorial from The Best Ideas for Kids!

24. You Rock Dad!

Guitar Father's Day card

Have a dad who loves music and guitars? Make this card and combine it with some guitar picks or a favorite record!

Get the full tutorial from Fun Handprint Art Blog!

25. Father’s Day Coloring Page

Best Dad Ever coloring page

This is such a fantastic card idea that the kids can do! All they have to do is color the page however they like. There’s also a fill in the blanks card option in the tutorial below.

Get the full tutorial from Skip to My Lou!

Final Thoughts

I can’t wait to show my kids the options and see which ones they would love to make for their dad. Whatever they chose, I know their dad will love it because they MADE it!

Which homemade Father’s Day cards are your favorite? Do you already know which one you’re going to make? Let us know in the comments! Get a head start because Father’s Day is coming up quickly! 

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Easy homemade Father's Day card ideas

Types: Crafts, Family, Kids
Categories: Gift, Fathers Day

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